Superboy Comics #21

Published
October 1950
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Cover, 1 page

"Another exciting story of Superman when he was Superboy. Full size 36 page comic"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #149 (February 1950)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Meet Batman! [Sixpence] (Batman and Robin) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Meet Batman! He's terrific! He's one of the world's best known adventure characters! You can follow the adventures of Batman and his young assistant Robin every month in Batman Comics Sixpence at all Newsagents."

Details

Printed
1950
Genre
Superhero
More...
Meet Batman! [Sixpence]
Show/hide 2. Superboy's Man of Steel! (Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed]

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #9 (July-August 1950)
Superboy's Man of Steel!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superboy Adventure Book (Atlas Publishing, 1955 series) #1956-57 (1956)
Superboy's Man of Steel
 
Australia
Colossal Comic Annual (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #4 ([April 1958?])
Superboy’s Man of Steel
Show/hide 3. Outlaw World! (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Fischetti, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #145 (June 1950)
Outlaw World
Show/hide 4. The Boy Who Stole a Brain! (Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome , scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #9 (July-August 1950)
The Boy Who Stole a Brain!

Synopsis

Superboy has to teach Charley Hendricks that cheating is not a victimless crime.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Artie the Actor) Comic story, 1 page

"Fire!"

Featuring

Feature
Artie the Actor
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Ted Widocks, scripter [signed as Widocks]
Art
Ted Widocks, line art [signed as Widocks]
Text
Ted Widocks, letterer [signed as Widocks]

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 1048

Entry created

  • 26/12/2003

Cover added

  • 03/02/2012

Index completed

  • 03/02/2012

Last updated

  • 13/09/2019